The May 20 settlement between the Justice Department and five giant banks reveals the appalling weakness of modern antitrust. The banks had engaged in the biggest price-fixing conspiracy in modern history. It was a “brazen display of collusion” that went on for years, said Attorney General Loretta Lynch. But there will be no trial [and] no executive…

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Wealth-creating capitalism requires more than just competition and trading. Beneficial capitalism is founded on the “rule of law and virtues like cooperation, stable families, self-sacrifice, a commitment to delayed gratification, and a willingness to risk based on future hope. These all, “fit nicely with a Christian view.” Major market players are buzzing over BancorpSouth Bank…

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Being “good” can get you far in our world. Good behavior wins praise, commuted jail terms, and tangible rewards. Good deeds net accolades and often tax benefits. Good things come to those who wait, who do good for others, who spread good “karma.” And we celebrate “goodness” the most during this time of year. But…

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